You can get a fairly-used PS4 on Jiji while a new PS4 is available on Jumia Ghana, Telefonika, or other tech stores across the country.
Why you should buy a PS4 now
If you’re not sure of why now is the best time to get yourself a PS4, or maybe you want a sneak peek into the said “excitement” it has to offer, then brace yourself for a free tour as we un-box the console.
The affordable price isn’t the only reason you should get this console right away, that’s just the beginning! Here’s a host of other reasons;
1. PS4 has an amazing Virtual Reality Headset
With PlayStation VR – the virtual reality system for Sony’s PS4 – you can a completely immersive VR experience and enjoy games like Resident Evil 7: Biohazard and Star Wars.
This VR headset features a 1080p display panel, a camera which uses LED lights to track motion, a control box for processing 3D effects and a video output for external display.
This PlayStation VR headset fits snugly and provides high-end VR experience but not without some downsides.
To enjoy the PS4 virtual reality system, you have to buy the PlayStation VR. And this isn’t exactly but of course, it’ll well the price. PS4 virtual reality system cost about $300 which is about GH¢1620
Also, you’ll need to get a camera which is about $60 (about GH¢324), and that’s the cheapest you can get.
Perhaps, you’re wondering why on earth you need to spend all that money on a new OS, trust me when I tell you that you’ll enjoy more on every dime you spend. No kidding!
2. It has a DualShock 4 Touchpad
The DualShock 4 is the controller for PS4 and fans have named it the best gamepad ever. A rechargeable lithium-ion battery powers it. This battery is non-removable and is charged using its micro USB connector.
Moreover, the Touchpad has an internal speaker and a headphone jack for headsets, and it has a more sensitive motion tracking system than those in PS3.
Also, the DualShock gives you access to the PlayStation’s social features like screenshots, video recording, and live streaming. If you hate cables, then this gamepad was made for you.
The DualShock and PS4 connect via Bluetooth for wireless connectivity. This gamepad is designed for your comfort and delight.
3. You can enjoy some of your favourite games from PS2 and PS3
Some games from PS2 and PS3 are available on the PlayStation 4. And you get an impressive HD resolution and some excellent features. Of course, these games aren’t free but very affordable.
You can get them from $9.99 to $14.99, which is about (GH¢54 -81).
4. You can enjoy better features with PlayStation premium
Make no mistake about this; you can enjoy your PS4 offline and without subscribing to the PlayStation premium. But if you want the full package, if you wish for all of it, then you have to get the premium subscription.
With this subscription, you will get free games every month and fascinating games at that. You will also get monthly discounts on games and movies, and you can connect with other avid gamers online and play game
Aside from playing video games, some other exciting things you can do with your PS4 are;
Sharing screenshots and video clips of gameplay on social media
Streaming live gameplay with friends
Inviting an online friend to your game
Creating or joining a community of gamers
Connecting your smartphone or tablet to the PS4 and play on the device.
5. There are more exciting games than ever before
PS4 offers more thrilling games than ever before, and some of these games include;
Horizon Zero Dawn
God of War
The last of Us: Part II
Tetris Effect, and much more.
With these fantastic features, the PS4 can pass as the best home video game console ever created until we see PlayStation 5.
And as a lover of video games, if this console doesn’t satisfy your cravings for an adrenaline rush, then I honestly don’t know what will.